MW Brands

MW Brands was set up in 2006 when H.J. Heinz sold its European Seafood Business and is one of the leading ambient seafood businesses in Europe selling its products mainly in the UK, France, Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands. Its brands are John West (UK, Ireland and Holland), Petit Navire and Parmentier (France), and Mareblu (Italy)

BizTalk 2006 EDI solution for retail procurement. Orders and Invoices in various EDIFACT and TRADACOMS formats over AS2. Supply chain messages to logistics providers in flat file and XML formats over FTP. Upgrade of EDI solution to BizTalk 2013 – replacement of Covast EDI suite with developed code to reduce ongoing licence costs. Implemented Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) for end to end tracking including continuations and related activities using the BAM API, BizTalk Rules Engine (BRE) for decision logic, ESB for exception handling. Produced suite of tests in Visual Studio to prove requirements still met on each change. Training and mentoring other consultants.

Operating System: Windows Server 2003 R2 and Windows Server 2012.

Backend databases: SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2012.

Development IDE: Visual Studio.Net 2005 backed by SourceSafe and Visual Studio 2012 backed by Team Foundation Server

BizTalk versions: 2006 and 2013